Are You Suffering From Preoperative Anxiety?

Hospital anxiety

Having surgery is never easy. Patients worry that the procedure is successful and that they recover well. It’s totally fine to be afraid. But when that fear is excessive and keeps them from functioning normally, it can become a bigger problem. In this article, we’ll talk about preoperative anxiety and tips on how to help…

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How does your body feel right now?

Walking down steps

When looking at an unpleasant reaction to an event you have had, imagine you in a four-story building. On your first floor, there is the event: perhaps the event is tripping over some wires around your computer table. Your brain recognizes what has happened. On your second floor is pain. Your brain is well equipped…

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Become a non-smoker

  Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke from the burning end of a cigarette and the smoke breathed out by smokers. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and about 70 can cause cancer What are the risks of being exposed to secondhand smoke Secondhand smoke causes numerous health problems in…

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Hypnosis in the treatment of anxiety- and stress-related disorders

Self-hypnosis training is a fast, cost-effective, non-addictive, and safe option in place of medication to care for anxiety-related conditions. Multiple experimental pieces of literature on self-hypnosis in treating anxiety and stress-related disorders, including anxiety associated with cancer, surgery, burns, and medical/dental procedures, have been published. Research has also provided findings regarding self-hypnotic treatment of anxiety-related…

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Finding therapy and support can be confusing

It’s nice to have somewhere to talk about your difficulties, but is that the reason for therapy? As a Registered Nurse and a Hypnotherapist, this is one of the frustrations I often hear when people schedule their appointments. These conversations either occur when I have someone arrive for their initial screening or while I am…

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What do you eat when recovering from illness?

  What do you eat when recovering from illness?  It is essential to eat and drink well. This will boost your immune system and help you to regain your strength. If you have a good appetite Your diet should be healthy and balanced if you: are otherwise feeling well have a good appetite (desire to…

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